Month: August 2017

Top Pick Alabama Favored to Win NCAA Football National Championship

The old joke in college football is to pick Alabama to win the NCAA National Championship until Coach Nick Saban decides to retire. The Crimson Tide always seem to have a team that can compete for college football’s top prize and this year is no different. Saban has been coach […]

Both Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor Benefit From Fight

All is well in the world of boxing, Floyd Mayweather defeated Conor McGregor and the sport did not suffer a cataclysmic meltdown like some predicted. It was actually a fairly entertaining fight and was definitely more competitive than people thought. It might have actually given the sport a much needed […]

Plenty of Attractive Prop Bets for Mayweather-McGregor Fight

Though the betting line for the outcome of Saturday’s fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor may be no longer attractive to gamblers, there are plenty of proposition bets that may garner their attention. Everything from the length of the bout to who will take longer to enter the ring […]

Sportsbooks Panicking Over Possible McGregor Upset of Mayweather

When the line was set on the possibility of a fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor the odds were heavily in the champions favor. Now that the bout is less than a week away more money is coming in on the challenger and operators at sportsbooks are feeling a […]

Draft Kings Prepares for Ireland Entry Amid Doubts on Country’s Interest

After its failed merger with New York City-based Fan Duel, Draft Kings, which is headquartered in Boston, is ready to go it alone across the Atlantic Ocean. The Daily Fantasy Sports provider announced it intentions to enter the Ireland market, though a date was not revealed. The move is in […]

Maloof Brothers Bet $880,000 on Mayweather Fight

In what has been the biggest bet yet on the August 26 fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, ex Sacramento Kings owners Gavin and Joe Maloof plunked down $880,000 on the champion. The duo made the bet Friday at the South Point Casino in Las Vegas. Should the boxer […]

NFL Hopes Full-Time Officials Improve Game, Bettors Could Benefit

It has been a five-year process and may only last one season, but the NFL is going to have some of its officials as full-time employees. The league and the NFL Referees Association (NFLRA) agreed on Wednesday to implement the 2012 collective bargaining agreement and try out the experiment for […]

Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth enter the PGA Championship, which begins Thursday, as the favorites to win. (Image: Associated Press)

PGA Championship Two Golfer Race Between Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth

Tabbing Jordan Spieth the favorite for the PGA Championship, which starts Thursday at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, wasn’t a stretch, but picking Rory McIlroy might be. The two golfers are 7-1 selections and at some sportsbooks Spieth is 8-1. Behind them is Dustin Johnson and Japan’s Hideki […]